Jeanell Buckley / Storm Over Sydney
This sequence of stories follows the journey of ten people across a sultry Sydney day as a storm builds.
Sean Crawley / Long Jetty Short Stories 1
Sean Crawley writes about the everyday suburban lives of people trying to make sense of their relationships with each other and the ever changing world in which they reside.
George Genovese / The Bookworm and other stories
While most of the characters you’ll meet in these pages are far from perfect, and, with all their anxieties, foibles and frailties, a world away from being heroic, they are recognisably human.
Brian Hungerford / The Trials of Ann Rumsby
Ann Rumsby fought colonial perversion and brutality against women and brought about a new Australia and the introduction of trial by jury.
Nasrin Mahoutchi-Hosaini / Standing in the Cold
asrin Mahoutchi-Hosaini’s first collection of short fiction reveals symmetries of memory, hauntings and exile.
Mark Cornell / My Uncle
At times, this book is not an easy read, but then the truth never is.
Carol Patterson / After the Crash & other Tasmanian stories
hese stories draw us into the many worlds of Carol Patterson’s imagination and experience, and we immediately become invested, as readers, in the characters and the dilemmas they face.
Antonia Hildebrand / The Darkened Room
Was Leonora a cold-blooded murderer? Or was she a woman driven to madness by an abusive marriage and a bitter divorce?
Laurie Brady / Mask of Sorrow
Ed Grainger returns home from his History Club meeting to find his house swarming with police. His wife Lucy has been murdered.
Richard Inwood / The Wandering Albatross & other stories
Many of Richard’s stories are based on his life and some make hair-raising reading.
Jane Carmody / Seaside Tales of Death or Destruction
The sea is rendered as a capricious backdrop to the frailties, failures and fraudulence of the characters as they fathom psychological or physical depths and test their courage to sink or swim.
Joanna van Kool / Sandhill Island 1975
This coming-of-age novel is about the clash between those who wish to exploit an island's mineral wealth and those who want to protect its natural beauty.
Janis Spehr / Claude & Marcel
Set against a backdrop of surveillance and fear, told in gleaming evocative prose which brings the ever-changing oceanic landscape to life, Claude & Marcel is a story of bittersweet triumph by twinned spirits.
C.L. Flood / With These We Will Never Go Hungry
Tackling themes of loss, domestic violence, death, rebirth, childhood and motherhood, this collection sees a keen and poignant eye combined with a succinct turn of phrase.
Elizabeth Heij / The Sylvia Trap and other short shorts
This collection of short and micro stories arises from imagination working on snippets of ideas gleaned across the times and places of my life.
Linley Walker / Lizzie's Journey to Yarra Bend
Lunacy is a crime when Lizzie sets foot in the new colony of Victoria in 1855. Based on extensive research, this is the story of her struggle with mental illness.
Tracey-Anne Forbes / Dangerous Places
Dangerous Places delves the depths of a struggle between desire and duty, between dreams and domesticity - and the myths we use to make meaning of our lives.
Carol Chandler / Watched and other stories
This is rich, liminal prose that keeps you constantly engaged, wanting clarity and resolution in a world of compromised relationships and disturbing self-awareness.
Steve Tolbert / Last Stop Ladakh
Joe Broughton decides to head off into the unknown one last time, specifically to the Himalayas: quiet, Luddite-friendly, far removed from humanity gone Twitter-mad.
Vashti Farrer / Figures in the Landscape
Vashti Farrer places characters in their historical settings or quirky, timeless situations, and explores the power of human interaction with humour, poignancy and compassion.